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Democratic movements and Korean society

International Conference on Korean Studies (2005- ) (1st 2005 Seoul, Korea)

Democratic movements and Korean society

Historical documents and Korean studies

by International Conference on Korean Studies (2005- ) (1st 2005 Seoul, Korea)

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Published by Yonsei University Press in Seoul .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kim, Dae Jung, -- 1925- -- Congresses,
  • Democratization -- Korea (South) -- History -- Congresses,
  • Democracy -- Korea (South) -- Citizen participation -- History -- Congresses,
  • Social movements -- Korea (South) -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses,
  • Political participation -- Korea (South) -- History -- Congresses,
  • Korea (South) -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Sang-young Rhyu.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsYu, Sang-yŏng.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ1729.A15 I58 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16866286M
    ISBN 109788971418161
    LC Control Number2008557532
    OCLC/WorldCa228301170

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The contributors explore the transformation of Korean social movements from the democracy campaigns of the s and s to the rise of civil society struggles after   This book explores the evolution of social movements in South Korea by focusing on how they have become institutionalized and diffused in the democratic period.

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Engendering Civil Society: The Role of the Labor Movement Hagen Koo 5. The South Korean Student Movement: Undongkwon as Counterpublic Sphere Namhee Lee 6. Women and Civil Society in South Korea Seungsook Moon 7. Commemorating Kwangju: The Movement and Civil Society in the Late s Linda S.

Lewis. The Korean democracy movement: an empirical overview By GI-WOOK SHIN, PAUL Y. CHANG, JUNG-EUN LEE AND SOOKYUNG KIM In the summer of millions of people took to the streets to protest President Chun Doo Hwan’s attempt to pass power to former military general and friend Roh Tae by: 4.

The Korean democracy movement: an empirical overview / Gi-Wook Shin, Paul Y. Chang, Jung-eun Lee and Sookyung Kim From Minjung to the Simin: the discursive shift in Korean social movements / Namhee Lee Exorcizing the ghosts of Kwangju: policing protest in the post-authoritarian era /.

tion to democratic society. This book covers all aspects of Korean social movements, and in order to do so, the authors have drawn on the Stanford Korea Democracy Project datasets and the scholarly insights of others for their analyses of the crucial tasks and issues that confronted Korean social movements.

Using these var. Part of the Nonprofit and Civil Society Studies book series (NCSS) Abstract. The year of marked the 20th anniversary of South Korea’s democratic transition. and Roh Moo Hyun, a former labor rights lawyer devoted to pro-democracy movement, to South Korean presidency.

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The Gwangju Uprising (Korean: 광주 민주화 항쟁; Hanja: 光州民主化抗爭), alternatively called the May 18 Democratic Uprising by UNESCO, and also known as May 18 Gwangju Democratization Movement (Korean: 518 광주 민주화 운동; Hanja: 五一八光州民主化運動), was a popular uprising in the city of Gwangju, South Korea, from May 18 to 27, Goals: Democratization.

The June Struggle (Korean: 6월 민주항쟁; Hanja: 六月民主抗爭), also known as the June Democracy Movement and June Democratic Uprising was a nationwide democracy movement in South Korea that generated mass protests from June 10 to J Caused by: Authoritarianism, Proposed succession.

Korean Society: Civil Society, Democracy and the State - CRC Press Book While most analyses of Korean politics have looked to elites to explain political change, this new and revised edition of Korean Society examines the role of ordinary people in this dramatic transformation. The book explores the implications of the democratic movement that took place in Gwangju, a southwestern city of Korea, in May when military paratroopers brutally crushed a group of.

From Democracy to Civil Society: The Evolution of South Korean Social Movements Editors: Gi-Wook Shin and Paul Y. Chang (to be included in the Modern Korean Studies Book Series: The Academy of Korean Studies and the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University).

s South Korea is characterized by many as the "dark age for democracy.". Most scholarship on South Korea's democracy movement and civil society has focused on the "student revolution" in and the large protest cycles in the s which were followed by Korea's transition to democracy in the role of social movements in larger transformative processes ; utility of Western social movement concepts in explaining social movements in East Asia.

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The military operation—ironically codenamed “Splendid Holiday”—resulted in hundreds of civilian deaths and thousands of injuries. Gwangju is recorded as the bloodiest instance of government repression in contemporary Korean history. For many years, Gwangju’s “May 18th Democratic Uprising” was a forbidden word in Korean society.

The Democratization of South Korea: What Role Does Economic Development Play. citizens to hold their governments accountable for what they have done and what they propose to do. Jn a democracy, election day is judgment day. Democracy in this specific sense should be distinguished frorn two related concepts - namely, pluralism and liberalization File Size: KB.

Civil Society and Democratization Sunhyuk Kim 5. Engendering Civil Society: The Role of the Labour Movement Hagen Koo 6. Carving Out a Space: Civil Society and the Women's Movement Seungsook Moon 7. The South Korean Student Movement: Undongkwon as a Counterpublic Sphere Namhee Lee 8.

Get this from a library. South Korean Social Movements: From Democracy to Civil Society. [Gi-Wook Shin; Paul Chang] -- This book analyses how social movements have evolved and how new social movements have developed since the transition from authoritianism€to capitalist democratic government€in South Korea.

Including. society and civil society are considered.4 This study views the dynamics of the democratization movements in Korea, especially concerning civil society's efforts and roles. I highlight not only the relations of civil society with the state and political society but also the horizontal relations of the civil society within itself.

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Chang. New York, NY: Routledge. The Institutionalization of the Women’s Movement and Gender Legislation Chan S. Suh, Eun Sil Oh, and Yoon S. Choi The growing strength of the non-governmental sector, particularly women's.

Democratization and the evolution of social movements in Korea: institutionalization and diffusion / Paul Y. Chang and Gi-Wook Shin --Social movements and democratic transition --The Korean democracy movement: an empirical overview / Gi-Wook Shin, Paul Y.

Chang, Jung-eun Lee and Sookyung Kim --From Minjung to the Simin: the discursive shift. Clearly, the Gwangju Uprising had an enormous impact. It ignited the floundering pro-democracy movement in Korea culminating in when the People's Power movement finally broke the power of the South Korean military.

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South Korean Civil Society. and democracy, South Korea's robust civil society has long been credited with allowing and encouraging ordinary citizens to involve themselves in social movements. For observers of modern Korean history, these perceptions of both the promise and peril of April usually bring to mind the student revolution of Apalso known as "Sa-il-gu," when.

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In our edited volume, South Korean Social Movements: From Democracy to Civil Society (Routledge), Gi-Wook Shin, myself, and several other contributors explore the institutionalization and diffusion of social movements in the democratic period.

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In Korean society Confucian ethics had been predominant and social hierarchy had been the norm. For decades the country was under authoritarian rule and saw democratic consolidation only in the. Background of Christian Democratic Movements in Korea Written By HONG, Young-Gi (Ph.D.) The Senior Pastor of the Full Gospel Church of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

Recent academic study of the relationship between religion and politics made it hard to claim that religion has no influence on public affairs (e.g. Yamane, ), even before the increasing [ ].Shin, Gi-Wook and Paul Y. Chang eds. South Korean Social Movements: From Democracy to Civil Society (Routledge, ).From Dictatorship to Democracy was originally published in Bangkok in by the Committee for the Restoration of Democracy in Burma in association with Khit Pyaing (The New Era Journal).

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